The implications of the new workplace for leadership

There is still little research on the relationship between leadership and the office environment. One of the first studies examines how the office environment influences employees’ perception of management.

By Christina Bodin Danielsson

Edition 5 - May 2015 Pages 35-39

Tags: office design • management

Office buildings are used to demonstrate economic strength and belief in the future, but also to express corporate culture. The use of architecture for branding is based on the idea that architecture helps people recognize the organization and position it in their minds (Hatch & Schultz, 1997).

Recently, an interest in using office architecture as a tool for internal branding has emerged, due to its potential influence on employees’ behaviour (Appel-Meulenbroek et al. 2010).

However,despite this,we have not seen any interest in o...

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